70-646 - MCTS: Windows Server 2008, Server Administrator

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The Microsoft's 70-646 exam is an industry recognized credential. The certification is proof of a person's competence across a spectrum of skills to manage the infrastructure, Web and IT application servers. They incorporate both the planning of the server infrastructure and key aspects of implementation, management, and maintenance of Active Directory and Network Infrastructure.
70-646 - MCTS: Windows Server 2008, Server Administrator

ISBN : 978-1-61691-254-3


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Here's What you will Learn

Lesson 1: Introducing Windows Server 2008

  • Windows Server 2008 Editions
  • Key Benefits of Windows Server 2008
  • New Features of Windows Server 2008
  • Installing Windows Server 2008
  • Review of Active Directory
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review Questions

Lesson 2: Planning Server Deployments

  • Introducing Windows Deployment Services
  • Introducing Server Core
  • Creating a Rollback Plan
  • Utilizing Virtualization
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review Questions

Lesson 3: Using Windows Server 2008 Management Tools

  • Server-Monitoring Tools
  • Remote Management
  • Windows Server Update Services
  • System Center Configuration Manager
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review Questions

Lesson 4: Monitoring and Maintaining Network Infrastructure Servers

  • Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
  • Domain Name System
  • Windows Internet Naming Service
  • Network Access Protection
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review Questions

Lesson 5: Monitoring and Maintaining Active Directory

  • Basic Active Directory roles
  • Active Directory Roles
  • Active Directory Rights and Permissions
  • Active Directory Backup and Recovery
  • Group Policy
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review Questions

Lesson 6: Monitoring and Maintaining Print and File Servers

  • File Servers
  • Print Servers
  • Distributed File System
  • SharePoint Services
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review Questions

Lesson 7: Planning Terminal Services Servers

  • Terminal Services Servers
  • Internet Information Services
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review Questions

Lesson 8: Planning Windows Server 2008 Security

  • Disk-Level Security with BitLocker
  • Encrypting File System
  • Auditing for Server Security
  • Network Security
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review Questions

Lesson 9: Planning Business Continuity and High Availability

  • Shadow Copies
  • Disks
  • Failover Clustering
  • Network Load Balancing
  • Windows Server Backup Features
  • Windows Recovery Environment
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Review Questions

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Exam Information

The exam 70-646 is a required part of Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate: Windows Server 2008, Server Administrator certification. This exam is targeted at the Server Administrators who are responsible for the operations and day-to-day management of Windows Server 2008 R2 servers for an enterprise organization. This exam covers the planning, operations, and day-to-day maintenance of Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 servers in the enterprise.

Career Prospects

A MCSA: Windows Server 2008, Server Administrator certified professional has several career opportunities open up to them, including:

  • Windows Administrator
  • System Administrator
  • Help Desk Technician
  • Network Administrator
Exam FAQs
What are the prerequisites for this exam?
While there are no official prerequisites to take the MCSA: Windows Server 2008, Server Administrator certification, both Microsoft and uCertify strongly recommend that the candidate should have a working knowledge of Windows Server 2008.
What is the exam registration fee?
USD 150

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Where do I take the exam?

The Microsoft's 70-646 exam is administered by Prometric and Pearson VUE at testing centers worldwide.

  • For Pearson VUE: Click here to find a testing center near you.
  • For Prometric: Click here to find a testing center near you.
What is the format of the exam?
The exam consists of linear, performance based, and multiple choice questions.
How many questions are asked in the exam?
The exam contains 55 questions.
What is the duration of the exam?
120 minutes
What is the passing score?

(on a scale of 0-1000)

What is the exam's retake policy?

In the event that you fail your first attempt at passing the 70-646 exam, Microsoft's retake policy is:

  • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score on an exam the first time, the candidate must wait at least 24-hour period before retaking the exam.
  • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score the second time, the candidate must wait at least 14-day period before retaking the exam a third time.
  • A 14-day waiting period will also be imposed for the fourth and fifth subsequent exam retakes. Candidates are allowed to retake the exam maximum five times per year. The candidate would then be eligible to retake the exam after 12 months from that date.In order to take a given exam more than five times per year, a candidate must submit a request and obtain prior permission from Microsoft.
  • If a candidate achieves a passing score on an exam, the candidate cannot take it again.
What is the validity of the certification?
Microsoft Certifications have no expiration. The certification holder is certified for life unless the vendor changes its policy. Click here for more information.
Where can I find more information about this exam?
To know more about the 70-646, click here.

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